Jerry W. Chang, MD, FACS
Jerry W. Chang, MD, FACS
Dr. Jerry W. Chang, a board certified plastic surgeon, is a partner at New York Plastic Surgical Group, a Division of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. Dr. Chang also holds the title of Chief of Plastic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital since 2018. Dr. Chang graduated with honors from Duke University in 1998 and received his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri with honors in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Urology, and Obstetrics/Gynecology. In 2009, he completed a combined residency in General Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Yale University in Connecticut, where he also served as Chief Administrative Resident. During this time, Dr. Chang received advanced training in Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery, obtaining the Yale Microvascular Certificate. He was also awarded the Yale Plastic Surgery Scholastic Award in 2009. Dr. Chang pursued further training in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as Fellow and Junior Staff Attending, focusing on functional rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation surgeries, as well as breast and body aesthetic surgery.
In 2007, Dr. Chang traveled abroad to Thailand as a medical volunteer with the non-profit volunteer organization, Changing Children’s Lives, Inc., where he treated children with facial deformities such as cleft lip and palates, facial deformities from burns, as well as congenital hand and feet deformities.
Dr. Chang performs cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, specializing in rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation, lipo abdominoplasty, breast reconstruction, and breast augmentation, among other procedures. Dr. Chang is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese. He has presented research findings on a national level and authored multiple publications. He has been a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2018. In 2015, he was chosen as a Top 40 Under 40 by the Long Island Business News.
Dr. Chang’s leisure activities include music, travel, art, film, sports and playing the guitar.
Meet Dr. Jerry W. Chang
5 Star Patient Rating
Dr. Chang is an absolute game changer, and I would highly recommend him to anybody. From start to finish he made my experience smooth and seamless. I am so thankful for the confidence he and his team restored for me! If you are looking for a great doctor who is going to listen to your wants/needs and also get great results, Dr. Chang is for you!
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- 2003: Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, MD
- 1998: B.S. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
- 2009-2010: Fellowship and Junior Staff Attending: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston, Massachusetts
- 2003-2009: Residency: General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut
- Instructor of Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Long Island Plastic Surgical Group
- Wound Healing and Suture Material Lecture, Stony Brook University Medical Students
- Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Honors & Awards
- Castle Connolly Top Doctor NY Metro Area, 2018-2023
- New York Times, Super Doctors Rising Stars, 2015, 2016, 2017
- Long Island Business News 40 Under 40 Award, 2015
- Vitals Patients’ Choice Award 2018, 2019
Publications / Presentations
- Tristan L. Hartzell, Amir H. Taghinia, Jerry W. Chang, Samuel J. Lin, Sumner A. Slavin. “The Use of Human Acellular Dermal Matrix for the Correction of Secondary Deformities after Breast Augmentation.” Poster presented at the 2010 Annual meeting of American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, March 20-23, 2010. Accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Washington DC, Oct. 28-31, 2010. Accepted for publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
- Amr N. Rabie, Jerry W. Chang, Bernard T. Lee, Samuel J. Lin. “Use of Tragal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty: Anatomic Study and Review of the Literature.” Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Rhinoplasty Society, Washington, DC, April 22-23, 2010. Submitted for publication.
- Amr N. Rabie, Jerry W. Chang, Adam M. Tobias, Bernard T. Lee, Loren Borud, Samuel J. Lin. “Common Patterns of Reconstruction for Mohs Defects in the Head and Neck.” Submitted for publication.
- Chang J, Restifo R. “The Areolar Flap: A Novel Technique to Achieve Areolar Projection in Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction.” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2009
- Chang J, Persing JA, Shin J. “Role of CT Scans in Patients With Deformational Plagiocephaly: Are They Necessary?” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2008
- Chang J, Kadlub N, Persing JA, Shin J. “Differences in Buttock Shape Preferences Between Plastic Surgeons and Patients Seeking Buttock Reshaping.” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2007
- Rylova SN, Amalfitano A, Persaud-Sawin D, Guo WX, Chang J, Jansen PJ, Proia AD, and Boustany RM.“The CLN3 Gene is a Novel Molecular Target for Cancer Drug Discovery.” Cancer Research 62, 801-808, February 1, 2002
- Completed Honors Thesis CLN3 is Overexpressed in Cancer based on Independent Research Project, Duke University 1997-1998
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- Shared Patentship for the use of the CLN3 gene, transcript, cDNA, or protein in the diagnosis, prognosis, or monitoring of cancer or other proliferative diseases in humans or animals.
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